Ray Evanoff is an American composer and improviser whose work centers around detail, world building, performance extremity, and extended collaborations born of close relationships. He has worked with numerous contemporary music specialists including most recently Ensemble Apparat, Ensemble Dal Niente, TAK Ensemble, Liam Hockley, and Samuel Stoll, and taught at the University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield New College, University of New Orleans, and Harvard. He is an active concert organizer and arts presenter, and is the founder, director, and editor of FOCI Arts, a contemporary arts organization and online periodical. He studied at the College of Charleston (2002-06) and the University of Huddersfield (2008-12). His principle teachers include Quentin Baxter, Aaron Cassidy, and Steven Kazuo Takasugi. He lives in New Orleans, where he works as a private tutor and lectures on music at Tulane University.
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